CCTV appeal for suspicious fire in Glebe

Police have released CCTV and are appealing for public assistance as investigations continue into a suspicious fire in Glebe last month.

Just after 12.30am on Wednesday 29 September 2021, emergency services were called to a café on Glebe Point Road following reports of a fire.

Fire and Rescue NSW extinguished the blaze, with the café sustaining minor damage.

Four residential units above the café had to be evacuated, with no reported injuries

Officers attached to Leichhardt Police Area Command have since commenced an investigation into the incident.

As investigations continue, police have released CCTV footage of a person on Glebe Point road, Glebe, around the time of the incident, who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

The person depicted is described as being of medium build, with dark coloured hair in a low bun, and is shown wearing a black baseball cap with a white/light blue surgical mask, a hooded jumper with broad horizontal light grey stripes and dark grey pants, pulling a two-wheel shopping trolley and black bag.

Anyone who may be able to assist investigators – or has dashcam footage from the area – is urged to contact Leichhardt Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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